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  1. RedStallion

    That Grizzl-e is bugging me

    I don't know if that is just my unit or all Grizzl-e's are born that way. Mine often (but not always) produces errors when disconnecting from the car. It's either a charging fault (amber light) or accidental disconnect message in the FordPass. Naturally, I stop the charging before disconnecting...
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    A bug leaves your car unlocked

    Today I was unloading my car in the garage and while doing it I left the keyfob at home, at least 30 ft away from the car so it definitely could not sense it. I finished unloading within probably 5 minutes. Then pushed the button and trunk closed, as expected. Then out of curiosity I pushed the...
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    Another competitor: Sony Vision-S

    A car is full of sensors, 40 to be precise. Huge entertainment system with several screens and a bunch of speakers. Two 200 kW electric motors and Level 2 autonomy. EV platform was manufactured by Magna Steyr with parts from Bosch.
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    This is how you make your car go faster

    you can shave off almost a second from 0-60
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    Tesla "Autopilot 2.0" Promo Video Edited Out Collision, Had Map Charted Ahead Of Time, New Expose Reveals

    The NY Times wrote: As Tesla approached the introduction of Autopilot 2.0, most of the Autopilot team dropped their normal duties to work on a video meant to show just how autonomous the system could be. But the final video did not provide a full picture of how the car operated during the...
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    Tesla QUADRUPLED Supercharger Prices Overnight

    The price increases are probably coming to all chargers, not only Tesla. It's hard to imagine that inflation wouldn't affect electricity costs when all commodities getting more expensive.
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    camera stopped working

    Suddenly both cameras stopped working today. A message appeared "Camera is unavailable". It was working 30 min before that, it started working again after turning the car off and on. Never had this issue before for the previous 6 months. I wonder if some update is responsible for this.
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    This electric vehicle mines crypto in its free time

    It's hard to make a good car for driving, but you can have one to mine crypto. It seems to be a stupid idea, because the cost of operation directly depends on the cost of electricity, which in case of EVs is even higher than usual...
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    car wash, what's your experience?

    I've been only hand washing my car thus far, so have no personal experience with the automatic car washes. Another thing all the car washes around offer a discount with purchase of gas, and I wouldn't know what to do with that, as I'm sure you can't sell gas on ebay. Have you taken your car to...
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    Radio presets buggy

    I programmed all 6 rows of radio presets, but the car forgets that and shows only one row or sometimes three. Happens after car being off for a while. Interestingly, if I go back to setup and enable 6 rows again, all the presets are there.
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    serious car problems

    There was a number of posts describing serious problems with the car that prevented people from driving. I wonder how frequently that happens. Please vote.
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    What is this thing that fell off?

    While wiping the front camera I accidentally pulled a tab next to the camera and a small plastic part fell off. I have no idea what it is for and how to put it back. Do you know what that is? I have a temptation just to glue it back and pretend it never happened, but first want to hear good...
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    Maintenance Schedule

    Have you looked at the Maintenance Schedule: https://owner.ford.com/tools/account/maintenance/maintenance-schedule.html What is this? Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor™ Your vehicle is equipped with an Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor that determines when you should change the engine oil based on how...
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    how often do you see charge fault?

    From time to time after disconnecting my Grizzl-e charger I get the amber light indicating charge fault. It doesn't happen when the car just finished charging, but it happens in other situations. For example, after charging overnight I wanted to disconnect charger in the morning and noticed it...
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    California Begs Residents To Change Their EV Charging Routines

    Blackouts are coming back, California nicely asks EV owners to charge off-peak. Electricity rationing is not far in the future. Matthew Moniot, a researcher with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory said that most drivers who charge at night "will have to change" their routines: "If you...
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    San Jose to LA trip -- not so good

    A few observations from my weekend trip to LA. I had a choice of taking my wife's SUV, which we used to travel to LA before and naturally had no problems. Though I was concerned about charging we decided to try my MME anyway to get an idea what it's like to travel in EV. First, (I should have...
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    Have you measured the actual efficiency?

    I have a Splitvolt device that among other things counting kWh I consumed charging car from the moment of installation. So dividing the total mileage on the car to the total energy consumed from the grid I'm getting about 2.5 miles per kWh. At the same time the "Trip1" display, which I haven't...
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    Trunk light

    I can't find a button to turn on/off the trunk light. Is it in some menu on the screen? Should the trunk light up automatically when it's open? Mine doesn't.
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